conversion therapy

conversion therapy

Psychiatric therapy aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation, based upon the assumption that homosexuality is a mental disorder requiring therapy (a position condemned by the The American Psychiatric Association as unethical).
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The practice of conversion therapy has been condemned and discredited worldwide by institutions such as the UN Committee Against Torture, the European Parliament and by the Irish Council for Psychotherapy.
THE government has announced it is preparing to put an end to gay conversion therapy, after an ECHO investigation uncovered the harmful practice happening in Liverpool.
Ms Hodgson said: "The issue of gay conversion therapy, and the government's silence on it, has always been of great concern to me.
LOS ANGELES -- An estimated 20,000 LGBT youth ages 13-17 will undergo conversion therapy from a licensed healthcare professional before the age of 18, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.
Moretz dedicated the award to LGBTQ survivors of sexual conversion therapy.
THE Chinese government should stop hospitals subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy involving electroshock and forced medication, a human rights group said.
9) SAMHSA, under the direction and guidance of the HHS, published "Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth," which provides irrefutable evidence that conversion therapy is not effective and is not an appropriate mental health treatment.
He is ousted by his parents (played by Crowe and Kidman) at the age of 19 and is given an ultimatum he can either do a conversion therapy programme or be expelled from the community.
and General Assembly leaders, held a ceremonial bill signing of legislation banning conversion therapy for minors.
In the video, Rivera portrays a man breaking out of gay conversion therapy, the kind Vice President Mike Pence supports.
Alfonzo into an isolating experiment to turn him straight, Gajdics unknowingly enlists in the torture known as conversion therapy.
What a Trump-Pence presidency will mean for LGBT Americans: conversion therapy is just the beginning.